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Philosopher's Way, Teaching and Learning Classroom Edition Thinking Critically about Profound Ideas

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ISBN-10: 013048069X

ISBN-13: 9780130480699

Edition: 2005

Authors: John Chaffee

List price: $100.80
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For Introduction to Philosophy courses. The Philosopher's Way inspires students to DO philosophy. Integrated readings, interspersed with commentary, guide students in their understanding of the topics, while critical thinking activities challenge students to go beyond their reading to explore the connections philosophy has on their everyday lives. Full-color visuals bring topics to life, and writing examples give students a foundation for their own philosophical exploration.
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Book details

List price: $100.80
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 640
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.882
Language: English

John Chaffee, Ph.D., is a professor of philosophy at The City University of New York, where he has developed a Philosophy and Critical Thinking program that annually involves 25 faculty and 3,000 students. He is a nationally recognized figure in the area of critical thinking, having authored leading textbooks and many professional articles. He also has conducted numerous conference presentations and workshops throughout the country. In developing programs to teach people to think more effectively in all academic subjects and areas of life, he has received grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Ford Foundation, the Annenberg Foundation, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. He was selected as New York Educator of the Year and received the Distinguished Faculty Award for Diversity in Teaching in Higher Education.

Preliminary Questions on Religious Faith
Theology and Falsification
The Creed of a Savoyard Priest
A Free Man's Worship, Bertrand Russell
The Meaning of Life
Arguments for God's Existence
The Cosmological Argument: A Defense
The Watch and the Watchmaker
The Classical Ontological Argument
The Cosmological Argument
Against Revelation and Deism
Existence, Predication, and the Ontological Argument
Models of Religious Faith
On Faith
Of God and His Creatures
The Thomist-Catholic View of Faith
The Agnostic's Dilemma, Norwood
The Wager
Pascal's Wager
Pascalian Wagering
The Ethics of Belief
The Will to Believe
Passion and Suspicion: Religious Affections in "The Will to Believe"
Faith, Subjectivity, and Religious Possibility
Truth Is Subjectivity
Selections from Fear and Trembling: Eulogy on Abraham and Epilogue, Soren Kierkegaard
The Strategy of the Authorship
Faith Against Reason
Faith, Lams
The Nature of Faith
Faith and the Logic of Seeing-As
John Hick on Religious Experience and Perception
The Rationality of Religious Faith
Lectures on Religious Belief
The Groundlessness of Belief
Knowledge, Belief, and Reformed Epistemology
Is Reason Enough?
Is Belief in God Properly Basic
A Critique of Plantingas Religious Epistemolgy
Religious Faith and the Issue of Plauralism
Religious Pluralism and Ultimate Reality
The Philosophy of Religious Pluralism: A Critical Appraisal of Hick and His Critics
Atheism and Implicit Christianity
Theology and the World's Religious History
The Experience of the Divine
Mysticism
Contemplation
Religious Experience and Religious Belief
Religious Experience and Religious Belief
Mysticism and Philosophy